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2016-2017 Registration  
Pre-school registration packets will be available at the school office on April 1, 2016 for the upcoming school year.  Students who will be 3.0 years of age as of Aug. 31, 2016 can enroll in our program.  Click the picture below to view the Preschool Registration Packet. 
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  Kindergarten registration:   If you wish to register your child for Kindergarten for the upcoming school year,  please contact the school office at 508-764-5460 for additional information.  In order to register for Kindergarten, students must be 5 years of age as of Aug. 31, 2016 Click the picture below to view the Kindergarten Registration Packet .
 
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FY17 BUDGET
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EASTFORD ROAD SCHOOL
Mary Beth Skrzypczak - Principal
Michelle Driscoll - Guidance Counselor

Proudly educating preschool and kindergarten students of
Southbridge, Massachusettes

 
ERS Instructional Focus Statement
All staff and students at Eastford Road School will engage in a coordinated whole-school effort to show growth in pre-reading readiness skills through the implementation of Wilson Fundations, small group instruction and explicit literacy instruction through read-alouds. Kindergarten student success will be measured by DIBELS Next and Standards-based assessments. Pre-Kindergarten student success will be measured by standards-based assessments.


Click on the flag to hear the voices of Eastford Road School
sing America's Anthem

 
 
WELCOME TO EASTFORD ROAD SCHOOL


On Friday, May 27, students gathered with their classmates to celebrate Memorial Day!


Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine's Kindergarten class spring planting in the courtyard.


On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 the children at Eastford Road School enjoyed a Literacy and Math Bingo Night.  Each bingo game supported PreK and Kindergarten Math and English Language Arts skills.  Prizes, gift bags and parent informational packets were distributed to all of those who attended.  Coordinators for this event were Ms. Skrzypczak, Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine.


On Wednesday, May 11th, the students at Eastford Road School were treated to the “African Arts in Education” assembly.  Students experienced African culture through music, art and dance!


Reach Out And Read Day in Ms.
Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine's Kindergarten classroom.

 




A Mother's Day Literacy Lunch in Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine's Kindergarten classroom.


Ms. Rivera's preschool class enjoyed the sunshine and traced the movement of their shadows with the sun.


APRIL IS "AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH"

Students and staff are encouraged to wear BLUE on April 1st.  
We would like to send a special "Thank you" to
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Tetreault and family
 for their generous donations of supplies and balloons to create our lobby banner.
Also, special thanks to our Art Teacher, Ms. McCormack who worked with ERS students to create our wonderful banner!



Students in Ms. Doyle, Mrs. Harvey and Ms. Gleason's classes all working together..... great team work everyone !!


On Thursday, March 31, 2016 the children and families at Eastford Road School participated in our annual Social Studies Night.  The themes for this evening were Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, The United States flag and Community Helpers.  The children completed a Hand in Hand with Martin Luther King Book and a penny power Abraham Lincoln necklace.  The children also created a United States flag and listened to patriotic songs.  Following Community Helpers Bingo the children decided and drew the job which they would like to have when they grow up.  Each child received a bookmark and a certificate of completion.  The parents received informational packets.  The coordinators for this evening were Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine.

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016 the children at Eastford Road School celebrated Dr. Seuss's Birthday and Read Across America with a special presentation.  The children recited the Readers Oath, listened to three selections of Seuss literature and sang Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss and the Read Across America song.  The children wore "Cat In The Hat" hats and snacked on one fish, two fish, goldfish.  Each child received a Cat In The Hat Certificate and a bookmark to take home.  The class with the most number of minutes read during the course of the month received a pizza party.  The top reader in each class received a Dr. Seuss book and CD.  The children were so excited to have a special visit from both the Cat In The Hat and our school wildcat mascot.  The coordinators for this event were Ms. Skrzypczak, Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine.  




Ms. Doyle, Mrs. Harvey, Ms. Gleason and Ms. Rivera's classes joined together for some green eggs and ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

 

On Thursday, March 17, 2016 Ms. Frabotta and Mrs. Fontaine’s Kindergarten class celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with their families.  In the area of English Language Arts the children listened to the story “Hooray for St. Patrick’s Day”, played St. Patrick’s Day Bingo and completed Phoneme Segmentation Fluency shamrock word tapping.  The children sorted, counted and recorded how many jelly beans while completing a Math Graphing activity.  We concluded with frosting green shamrock sugar cookies and tasting a slice of soda bread and/or

St. Patrick’s Day cake.  Lively conversation and a fun time was had by all.     
    
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Important Dates
 
 


June 9, 2016
Pre-school Graduation Day
(Details will follow)


June 10, 2016
Kindergarten Graduation Day
(Details will follow)


June 13, 2016
Field Day


June 15, 2016
Last Day of School

Early Release at 11:45 AM



Please remember to call
the school office to notify
us if your child is
going to be absent.
The phone number is
508-764-5460
 

Please remember that school begins promptly at 8:30 A.M.
and your cooperation with having your child arrive
on time makes their day
so much smoother!




 
 
     
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